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Civic Illiteracy Won the White House for Obama

traitorbill Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 12:58 PM
A Rasmussen poll found that, the younger a person was, the more likely he was to prefer socialism over capitalism. Adults under 30 are equally divided on their preferences. A Gallup poll found that 70% of Democrats believe that the redistribution of wealth is a proper government function. Zogby did a poll of 5000 people in which they were asked 8 basic economic questions. Self described conservatives did better on every question across all education levels. In political terms Republicans averaged 6.39 correct answers, Democrats averaged 3.41 correct answers. Two researches published a study in Econ Journal Watch, in which they found that, for people on the left, "Economic understanding takes a vacation when economic enlightenment cot
traitorbill Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 1:03 PM
conflicts with establishment political sensibilities."

It starts when the children are very young, when they are shown films such as the Soros produced "Story of Stuff" in which they are told that the government exists to protect them from big corporations. This kind of stuff is reinforced in their history classes where they are taught about the evils of capitalism. By the time the children graduate, they are ignorant enough to be called "educated."
traitorbill Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 1:04 PM
The 2012 election was the crowning achievement of our public schools system.
Lance73 Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 4:59 PM
Amen and Amen.

The progressive/communists made use of the existing establishments to overtake and then indoctrinate. If conservatives do not take a long-term view, as in "how do we grow our influence in these areas" the cancer will continue to spread.

This election also validates the maxim, "All it takes for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing." Well, good men have done nothing for too long.
It was only 7:15 last Tuesday evening when my daughter, who works in conservative journalism, texted me to say the election was lost. For a painful four hours, I watched the results confirm her early analysis. When it was clear the president would be re-elected and Republican challenger Mitt Romney had lost, I took an over-the-counter sleep aid and went to bed.

On Wednesday, I began a weeklong home improvement bender, drowning my sorrows in a five-gallon bucket of latex paint the color of vanilla creme. But there was no painting over my pessimism about the future.